Tim Wakefield deserving of award

Red Sox pitcher receives Clemente Award for service to the community

Updated: October 28, 2010, 8:16 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

Tim Wakefield made little progress this past season toward his goal of winning the most games of any pitcher ever in a Boston Red Sox uniform. The 44-year-old knuckleballer was just 4-10 with a 5.34 ERA, and lost his spot in the team's starting rotation. The four wins were the fewest he's had in a season and left him with 179 wins, 13 short of the record of 192 jointly held by Roger Clemens and Cy Young.

But in his 15 years with the Red Sox, Wakefield has never been measured solely ...

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